…promise passage of Petroleum Industry Bill
By Bashir Bello
KATSINA – The Senate President Ahmad Lawan has on Friday assured Nigerians that the 2020 national budget will be passed before Christmas, this year.
Lawan disclosed this while speaking with newsmen shortly after a visit to the Katsina State government house and after he conferred with Governor Aminu Bello Masari, his Deputy, Alhaji Mannir Yakubu and other government officials.
The Senate President explained that the National Assembly is expecting the budget next month, September from the Executive Arm, which the ninth assembly hoped to deliberate and passed within two months.